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Method for Using a Locator Device to Select Displayed Objects

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000044862D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Berry, RC Ruiz, TM [+details]

Abstract

By defining the process of selection as consisting of three distinct phases, pointing, picking, and closure, a keyboard/display workstation user is given an opportunity to visually verify that a correct selection has been made prior to entering it, thereby avoiding common selection errors.